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Flood of July 1-2, 1987, in north-central Ohio

Open-File Report 89-376

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Abstract

During the night of July 1 and early morning of July 2, 1987, an intense summer storm produced flooding on headwater streams of the Scioto, Sandusky, and Mohican River in north-central Ohio. The heaviest flooding and resulting flood damage occurred in a five-county area in the north-central part of the state. From 3 to nearby 6 inches of rain fell in less than 10 hours on rain-saturated soil, and produced flooding that resulted in more than $20 million in damages. Estimated peak discharged for several of the small streams affected ranged from 1 to 2 1/2 times the magnitude of the 50-year flood of these sites.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Flood of July 1-2, 1987, in north-central Ohio
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
89-376
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1989
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey ; Copies can be purchased from U.S. Geological Survey Books and Open-File Reports Section,
Description:
iv, 16 p. :ill. ;28 cm.